Upcoming Events

Brown Wind Symphony Concert

Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

The Brown University Wind Symphony, conducted by Matthew McGarrell, will perform a program of wind chamber music at 8pm on Friday, 27 October 2017 in Grant Recital Hall. The program will also feature the Brown Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Kevin Plouffe.


Petite Symphonie (1885) — Charles Gounod
Old Wine in New Bottles (1959) — Gordon Jacob
The Good Soldier Schweik Suite (1956) — Robert Kurka

Garlands for Steven Stucky: Gloria Cheng in Recital

Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

The Brown University Department of Music is proud to present "Garlands for Steven Stucky: Gloria Cheng in Recital." Grammy Award-winning pianist Gloria Cheng will present a concert of thirty-two short works for solo piano composed in memory of beloved composer and mentor Steven Stucky (1949-2016). Of these new works, twenty-six will be world premieres, composed by colleagues, friends and students of Steven Stucky. The initial six works were premiered at the Los Angeles Philharmonic's memorial concert, "Radical Light: A Concert for Steven Stucky," in April 2016.

Gregorio Uribe with the Brown Jazz Band

Saturday, November 11, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Salomon De Ciccio Family Auditorium

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Brown University Department of Music present the Twentieth Annual Daniel Milano ’93 Memorial Concert featuring Gregorio Uribe performing with the Brown University Jazz Band, Matthew McGarrell, director

World Music Ensemble concert with Randy Weston

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Jazz legend Randy Weston visits Brown University for a concert with Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng and the World Music Ensemble. While Randy Weston began his career performing the modern jazz style of his contemporaries in the 1950’s, Weston made a unique and lasting imprint on the history of jazz with his connection of American and African music. This concert features performances by Weston on piano in duet with percussionist Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng and with the Brown University World Music Ensemble.

Lessons & Carols

Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Brown’s Annual Service of Lessons and Carols will take place Sunday, December 3 at 4 p.m. in Sayles Hall on the Main Green. Mark Steinbach, University Organist, will perform, along with the Brown University Chorus, directed by Frederick Jodry, and the Brown Brass Ensemble. A tradition now in its 101st year, Lessons and Carols is sponsored by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life and the Department of Music. All are welcome. Admission is free.